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Escaping WP_Query tax_query when term has special character(s)

Here's my issue. I have a custom post type that I'm attaching a custom taxonomy to. This taxonomy will allow the admin to provide search suggestions that will ensure the post is found when a user ...
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What's the difference between esc_* functions?

I've read Professional WordPress and it says: esc_html function is used for scrubbing data that contains HTML. This function encodes special characters into their HTML entities esc_attr ...
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How to use wildcards in $wpdb queries using $wpdb->get_results & $wpdb->prepare?

I am attempting to make a custom search for BuddyPress groups. Here is my method: public function search_groups($string){ global $wpdb; $results = $wpdb->get_results($wpdb->prepare( ...
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How do I stop HTML entities in a custom meta box from being un-htmlentitied?

I have a custom meta box that is supposed to accept HTML, but the text I'm trying to input contains both double and single quotes (and ampersands), and it's messing up the saved data - each time I ...
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When do I need to use esc_attr when using WordPress internal functions

When I am putting a WordPress value inside the attribute tag, for example, the following method does not need esc_attr e.g. // JS code alert('<?php echo get_bloginfo('name');?>'); the ...
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Disable escaping html

I'm using SyntaxHighlighter Evolved to highlight code examples. E.g. [csharp] string s = "text"; List<int> numbers = new List<int>(); [/csharp] When I first save it, it's ok, but when ...
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Prevent add_shortcode from escaping a tag

In my plugin, I'm rendering a shortcode with some inline JavaScript. Wordpress seems to hate the closing CDATA tag (]]>), as it escapes it. I'm using CDATA blocks so as to render well-formed XHTML, ...
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esc_url not working within add_settings_field callback

I'm trying to display a saved option of a url inside a text input on my themes' options page, but it's just simply not displaying. I've checked the database and my url is saved using the specified ...